Champion Hurdle Tips
This two-mile hurdles race has been won by many of the greatest hurdles to grace our sport, with the likes of Night Nurse, Hurricane Fly and Buveur D'Air winning the race on two occasions.
Hatton's Grace was the first to claim a hat-trick of Champion Hurdle wins. A feat which has been repeated by legends like Persian War, See You Then and Istabraq.
2021 Cheltenham Festival Day One Card
Cheltenham Day 1 Tips 2021 (Tuesday)
|Time||Tuesday Races||Tips / 2020 Result||Place Bet / Watch Replay|
|13:30||Supreme Novices' Hurdle||Winner: Shiskin 6/1|
|14:10||Arkle Challenge Trophy||Winner: Put The Kettle On 16/1|
|14:50||Ultima Handicap Chase||Winner: The Conditional 15/2|
|15:30||Champion Hurdle||Winner: Epatante 2/1 Fav|
|16:10||Mares' Hurdle||Winner: Honeysuckle 9/4|
|16:50||Novices' Handicap Chase||Winner: Imperial Aura 4/1|
|17:30||National Hunt Chase||Winner: Ravenhill 12/1|
2021 Champion Hurdle Odds
2021 Champion Hurdle Tips
2020 Champion Hurdle Result
Champion Hurdle 2020 Runners & Best Odds
|Runner||Best Odds||Place Bet|
|2nd Place: Sharjah||16/1|
|3rd Place: Darver Star||12/1|
|4th Place: Cilaos Emery||8/1|
|Call Me Lord||16/1|
|Non Runner No Bet||Best Odds Guaranteed|
|E/W Terms||1/5 Odds - 4 Places||See all Runners|
Champion Hurdle Key Facts
|Date||Tuesday March 16th, 2021|
Champion Hurdle Winners
|Year||Champion Hurdle Winners|
|2012||Rock On Ruby|
|2002||Hors La Loi III|
Champion Hurdle History
Owner JP McManus won the Champion Hurdle twice in a row with Buveur D'Air, and again with the ill-fated Espoir D'Allen.
In 2020, Nicky Henderson's Epatante justified her tag of favouritism with a superb performance, ensuring McManus retain the famous trophy for a fourth year on the bounce.
Champion Hurdle FAQs
Who won the 2020 Champion Hurdle?
Epatante was a comfortable winner of the Champion Hurdle, run on the 69th birthday of her owner, JP McManus, who has now had four consecutive winners of the feature race on the Cheltenham Festival’s opening day. Well supported from the night before and sent off 2-1 favourite, Epatante became an eighth winner of the Champion Hurdle for her trainer, Nicky Henderson.
When is the Cheltenham Festival Champion Hurdle 2021?
The 2021 Cheltenham Champion Hurdle will take place on Tuesday March 16th as part of Day One at the Cheltenham Festival. The feature race is the championship contest for 2m hurdlers and has been won by some of the greatest hurdlers of all time.
What are the latest Champion Hurdle 2021 odds?
Defending Champion, Epatante leads the ante-post betting, with Abacadabras and Goshen sitting just behind.
What time is the 2021 Cheltenham Champion Hurdle?
The Champion Hurdle is due off at 15:30 GMT on Tuesday March 16th 2021. It is the fourth race on the opening day of Day One at the Cheltenham Festival.
Who was the 2019 Champion Hurdle winner?
16/1 Espoir D'allen won the Cheltenham Champion Hurdle in 2019. 7/4f Apple's Jade could only finish 6th.